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1/21/2015 1:07:30 PM
Next Project Asset Tracking Database
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Microsoft Access TutorialsFor my next Access Seminar, I've been working on an Asset Tracking Database for a customer. I've got 90% of the basics completed, but I wanted to put a feeler out to all of you before I finished it: what features would YOU want to see in an asset tracking database? Post your comments here if you have anything interesting or unusual you'd like to see added that might not be in your "traditional" asset tracking database.

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Next Project Asset Tracking Database Comment from Errol B @ 3/6/2015
All loose parts get a QR code and the package get a barcode. So you can always Track and trace What QR code (loose parts) must go in the package.

Thank you
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Next Project Asset Tracking Database Comment from Bill R @ 2/28/2015
My brother rents roll-off boxes at a variety of locations. Several times he lost them because they did not keep good records. In addition to having normal contact information, it would be helpful to have variable input reminders (30 days, 60 days etc,) to remind them or email alerts to get the money or the roll-off box.

Normal equipment data such as make, model, date purchased, purchase price, and seller contact data. Depreciation data would be helpful too.

Bill R
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Next Project Asset Tracking Database Comment from William L @ 2/15/2015
I would like to see how you would set tables up if you had Large quantities of assets with the same part number, But each part has manufacturing serial numbers to make them one of a kind. I would like to be able to track when I receive each part where I store it and then be able to pull it out of inventory and ship it to the customer.
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Next Project Asset Tracking Database Comment from Uriel R @ 1/26/2015
If you could include how to create, add and track products with barcodes and how to use barcode readers that would be great.
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Next Project Asset Tracking Database Comment from Deon @ 1/23/2015
Hi Richard,

It would be brilliant if you could include a detailed section on how to track asset issue/returns as an online feature. The ability to charge for hiring out an asset and the credit/debit card payment management. (pretty much the way your system works)

If this request is too involved for this seminar - then perhaps a separate seminar to deal with this capability.

I have a customer who is desparate for a solution like this with the web-based e-commerce option?

As always, just to let you know the Date - Time Seminar is absolutely fantastic as is Expert 28. Thank you for this!

Enjoy the rest of your day and best regards,


Reply from Richard Rost:

I'm probably not going to include any online features in this seminar. It's going to be short and sweet. As far as an online credit card payment system goes, that is definitely a possibility for a future seminar.

Thanks for the compliments. I had a lot of fun with X28 and the DateTime Seminar.

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Next Project Asset Tracking Database Comment from simon b @ 1/22/2015
if your asset tracking database is tracking assets at a location then.

Date of asset installation
If new asset installed in place of existing the date new installed plus retention of old asset data if unit is different type.

Date asset was last serviced
by who
Asset service frequency
Assets may have multiple types of service say a 1 year check and a 3 monthly check

asset manuals , manufactures contact details and site pictures to be linked to asset.

location of asset in building to be stored in datbase.

store service reports plus details of any work carried out on asset throughout its life.

sounds like another good seminar, how is the one for the hairdresser coming along. the ability to book appointments online was of great interest to me.

keep up the good work


Reply from Alex Hedley:

I think the Hairdresser one got out on the back burner as they didn't need it anymore
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